The Catenians Faith based Friendship 

Harbourside North Circle – Mosman, North Sydney

Strengthening family life through friendship and faith

Harbourside North Catenians was established in 1997 and has diverse membership of business, professional and retired Catholic men.

We are

  • Catholic laymen who gather monthly to enjoy each other’s company
  • Inclusive
  • A world wide organisation

We do

  • Meet, pray and dine.
  • Look after members and families in difficulty
  • Meet socially and draw support from other Catholic laymen with similar values.
  • Become part of a close yet international community that offers lifelong support and friendship to members and their families.
  • Provide collective support for the church and clergy.
  • Receive spiritual and practical support in times of difficulty or need.

We meet locally

  • Once a month on the 2nd Thursday at the Mosman Art Gallery Centre
  • for drinks, meeting and dinner.
  • Guest speakers are often invited.
  • Wives and clergy nights are held regularly.

The monthly gathering provides a time for relaxed enjoyment among friends.

We are not fundraisers although we do have a Bursary Fund to assist young people going on their gap years to do good works and a Benevolent Fund to assist our widows, orphans and those on hard times.


To be eligible for membership you’ll be a practising member of the Catholic Church and over the age of 18 years.

How do I join?

You are invited to attend your first Catenian gathering, as our guest for dinner,

you will be under no obligation and assured of a warm welcome.

If you would like to know more about becoming a Catenian, but do not know a Catenian, please contact:

Graham Short 0458493711(m)           graham.m,short (e)     

Gift of Bread

A group of volunteers from the parish come together each week on a Thursday evening at Sacred Heart parish hall to repack bread from local bakeries (bread that would otherwise go to waste). This bread is then distributed to those in need and some is left in the church foyer free for anyone to collect the next couple of days. If you are interested in joining this group or finding out more please contact Mary Lozina email: [email protected]

Anointing Mass

An anointing Mass is held on:

the first Friday of each month  (except in January) 12noon Mass at Sacred Heart, Mosman,

Seniors Lunch

Seniors Lunch is held on the First Friday of every month after the 12noon Mass in the Sacred Heart Parish Hall.

All seniors are invited. Bring along a plate of sandwiches or sweet treats to share.Tea and coffee provided.


The angels group started over 15 years ago now and is a group of volunteers (primarily parents from the local Catholic primary schools) who prepare meals on a roster basis for delivery to those in need in the local parish. Whether someone is unwell, grieving or just finding it tough for a period of time, the angels provide a welcome meal. If you would like to find out more please contact the secretary at the parish office so that she can put you in touch with Valerie Boyer (the Angels coordinator).

Morning Tea

There is also a morning tea after the 9am Mass each Sunday at Sacred Heart Church, Mosman

All Welcome 

St Vincent De Paul

Discussions: Charity, Empowerment, Co-operation, Mental Health, Budgeting,  Social Justice, and Hope respectively.                                   Conference Enquiries call 89693200, Northern Suburbs Regions office: 9436 0725.(Support)